Area clubs, bars and dance halls offer the chance to get a decent bit of exercise while you sip a cold beer, hang out with friends and unwind from the week. How does dance stack up as a workout? It depends on what type of dance you pursue.
Oscar Alluaca and his band, Ritmo y Sabor, have played live salsa music every Friday night at Habana Village in the Washington neighborhood Adams Morgan. Salsa lessons are offered Thursdays through Saturdays. Jess Righthand/For The Washington Post Buy Photo